| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:40 PM
University of Maryland University College may have overpaid $3.3 million to a marketing contractor, state auditors found in a review that came just before the school's president was placed on indefinite leave and then abruptly resigned.
The misstep was...
| Dec 3, 2011
In the 21st century, countries that prosper will have highly educated work forces that can compete in a global marketplace. Yet while the U.S. once led the world in the proportion of college graduates, in recent decades it has lost that advantage among...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:43 PM
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents identified two very good reasons not to move forward right now with a merger of Maryland's flagship campus in College Park with its professional schools in Baltimore. The first is that doing a merger...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Who says sitting in the back of a packed lecture hall trying to absorb the intricacies of trigonometric functions or the chemistry of organic molecules is the only way to teach aspiring young scientists the tools of their trade? Well, tradition mostly....
| Dec 29, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Nathan A. Chapman Jr., the once-prominent money manager whose fraudulent investments in his own companies caused a scandal for Maryland's public employee pension system, is scheduled to be released from federal custody Friday after serving 41/2 years....
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The Maryland Public Service Commission's ongoing review of the proposed merger of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. has uncovered numerous pros and cons for the Baltimore-area consumer, from the loss of a corporate headquarters to the proposed...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The Sun's high praise for the course design innovations at the University of Maryland Baltimore County is well deserved ("A Model Institution," Dec. 27). UMBC's success in transforming courses in fundamental chemistry, mathematics and physics has led to...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 1:00 PM
The fact that Nathan Chapman and Richard Stewart were both subjects of articles in a recent issue of The Sun underscores the exquisite judgment of our recent Democratic governors ("Pension scandal figure Chapman set for release" and "O'Malley says he'll...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Whether Maryland's historically black colleges and universities can compete in producing graduates commensurate in ability with those of other institutions in the state should be the sole factor in determining their funding ("Md. fails to keep its promise...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Has Maryland reneged on its promise to desegregate the state's public institutions of higher learning? Has the state, in defiance of the law, continued to operate a dual system of separate and unequal schools based on race?
The answer to such questions...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 9:59 AM
A career biochemist will take the reins of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on July 1, the university announced Wednesday.
Juliette B. Bell, the current provost and vice president for academic affairs at Central State University in Ohio, was...